Sign in
View: Mobile | Desktop
 
FOLLOW US:  Facebook  Twitter  LinkedIn  RSS
Men Women
Greece Internationally
Authors:


 
Chris Mammides

FacebookTwitter


 
Kostas Papadopoulos


 
Dimitris Katsionis

Facebook


 
Giorgos Diploidis

FacebookTwitter


 
Uros Bajovic

Twitter
Join Us!!! We are looking for someone to help us cover Greek women basketball. Please send us an e-mail.
A1 Standings
 1. Promitheas 3-0 
 2. Panathinaikos 2-0 
 3. Koroivos 2-1 
 4. AEK 2-1 
 5. Kolossos HH 2-1 
 6. Aris 2-1 
 7. G.Larissa-Faros 1-1 
 8. Olympiacos 1-1 
 9. Trikalla 1-1 
 10. Cretan Kings 1-2 
 11. Lavrio 1-2 
 12. PAOK 1-2 
 13. Kymis 0-3 
 14. Panionios 0-3 
Full Standings
Last:10/21/2017
A2 Standings
 1. Holargos 3-0 
 2. Iraklis 3-0 
 3. Peristeri GS 3-0 
 4. Amyntas Dafnis 2-1 
 5. AE Larissas 2-1 
 6. Marousi 2-1 
 7. Doxa Lefkadas 2-1 
 8. Ethnikos 2-1 
 9. Apollon Patras 1-2 
 10. Ermis Agias 1-2 
 11. Kastoria 1-2 
 12. Papagou 1-2 
 13. Psychiko 1-2 
 14. Arkadikos 0-3 
 15. Doukas 0-3 
 16. Karditsas 0-3 
Full Standings
Last:10/21/2017
B Standings
Group 1
 1. Dafni 2-0 
 2. Ionikos Nikaias 2-0 
 3. Ippokratis 2-0 
 4. Mandraikos 2-0 
 5. Tritonas S. 2-0 
 6. Irakleio 1-1 
 7. Zografou 1-1 
 8. KAOK Korinthou 1-1 
 9. Nea Kifisia 1-1 
 10. Diagoras D. 1-1 
 11. Pagrati 1-1 
 12. Ikaros NS 0-2 
 13. Koropi 0-2 
 14. Panelefsiniakos 0-2 
 15. Panerythraikos 0-2 
 16. Proteas V. 0-2 
Group 2
 1. Charilaos TM 2-0 
 2. Doxa Pefkon 2-0 
 3. Halkidona 2-0 
 4. Ikaroi Serron 2-0 
 5. Stratoni 2-0 
 6. Anatolia 1-1 
 7. Xanthis 1-1 
 8. Ermis Lagkada 1-1 
 9. Farsalon 1-1 
 10. Periko/Arhelaos 0-0 
 11. Evropi 0-1 
 12. Gefyra 0-1 
 13. Agriniou 0-2 
 14. Elimeia Kozanis 0-2 
 15. Kavala 0-2 
 16. Palamas 0-2 
Full Standings
Last:10/16/2017
C Standings
Group 1
 1. A.O. Ahagia 0-0 
 2. Akrata Achaias 0-0 
 3. Apollon Sm. 0-0 
 4. EA Patron 0-0 
 5. Enosi 0-0 
 6. Esperos Patras 0-0 
 7. Glafkos 0-0 
 8. Kalamata 0-0 
 9. KAP 0-0 
 10. Keravnos Aigio 0-0 
 11. Melissia 0-0 
 12. Napfliou 0-0 
 13. Neas Ionias 0-0 
 14. Olympiada A-L 0-0 
Group 2
 1. AEE Panagitsa 0-0 
 2. AOK Chania 0-0 
 3. Aris Nikaias 0-0 
 4. Aris Petropoulis 0-0 
 5. Ermis S. 0-0 
 6. Esperos K. 0-0 
 7. Esperos Lamias 0-0 
 8. Kronos AD 0-0 
 9. Lokros Atalantis 0-0 
 10. Niki Amarousiou 0-0 
 11. OFI 0-0 
 12. Pentelis 0-0 
 13. Voureios Chiou 0-0 
Group 3
 1. Aiolos Astakou 0-0 
 2. AOK Veroias 0-0 
 3. APS Ptolemaidas 0-0 
 4. Evathlos 0-0 
 5. Faiakas 0-0 
 6. Filippos Veroias 0-0 
 7. GEA Agriniou 0-0 
 8. Ikaroi T. 0-0 
 9. Ioanninon 0-0 
 10. Ionikos Ionias 0-0 
 11. Niki Volou 0-0 
 12. Nikopoli 0-0 
 13. Proteas G. 0-0 
 14. Zefyros 02 0-0 
Group 4
 1. Aias Evosmou 0-0 
 2. Apollon KL 0-0 
 3. Asteras Syndou 0-0 
 4. Efkarpias 0-0 
 5. Eleftheroupoli 0-0 
 6. HANTH 0-0 
 7. Kentavros 0-0 
 8. Komotini AE 0-0 
 9. Komotini GAS 0-0 
 10. Makedonikos 0-0 
 11. Mantoulidis 0-0 
 12. MENT 0-0 
 13. Orfeas 0-0 
 14. Polygirou 0-0 
Last:10/16/2017
Euroleague Standings
$$Euroleague Standings
 1 Khimki 2-0 
 2 Maccabi T-A 2-0 
 3 Olympiacos 2-0 
 4 Real Madrid 2-0 
 5 FC Barcelona 1-1 
 6 Crvena Zvezda 1-1 
 7 Zalgiris 1-1 
 8 Unicaja 1-1 
 9 CSKA 1-1 
 10 Valencia 1-1 
 11 Fenerbahce 1-1 
 12 Panathinaikos 1-1 
 13 Anadolu Efes 0-2 
 14 Baskonia 0-2 
 15 Brose Bask. 0-2 
 16 EA7 Armani 0-2 
$$ANGT Standings
 1 ALBA Berlin 0-0 
 2 Bayern U18 0-0 
 3 BBA U18 0-0 
 4 Cedevita U18 0-0 
 5 CFBB 0-0 
 6 Cibona U18 0-0 
 7 Cr.Zvezda U18 0-0 
 8 CSKA U18 0-0 
 9 Darussafaka U18 0-0 
 10 Estudiantes U18 0-0 
 11 FCB U18 0-0 
 12 Fenerbahce U18 0-0 
 13 GBA U18 0-0 
 14 Gran Canaria U18 0-0 
 15 Joventut U18 0-0 
 16 L.Rytas U18 0-0 
 17 Las Palmas U18 0-0 
 18 LHospitalet U18 0-0 
 19 Macc.TA U18 0-0 
 20 Mega Bemax U18 0-0 
 21 Panathinaikos U18 0-0 
 22 Partizan U18 0-0 
 23 Real Madrid U18 0-0 
 24 Seville U18 0-0 
 25 Skyliners U18 0-0 
 26 Spars U18 0-0 
 27 Stellazzurra U18 0-0 
 28 U.Olimpija U18 0-0 
 29 Unicaja U18 0-0 
 30 USK U18 0-0 
 31 VEF U18 0-0 
 32 Zalgiris U18 0-0 
Last:10/20/2017
Basketball Champions League Standings
Group A
 1 Monaco 2-0 
 2 Pinar Karsiyaka 2-0 
 3 UCAM Murcia 2-0 
 4 Enisey 1-1 
 5 EWE Baskets 1-1 
 6 Banco di Srd 0-2 
 7 Hapoel Holon 0-2 
 8 Juventus 0-2 
Group B
 1 Gaziantep 2-0 
 2 Neptunas 2-0 
 3 Iberostar Tener. 1-1 
 4 Ventspils 1-1 
 5 Chalon 1-1 
 6 Ludwigsburg 1-1 
 7 Betaland Cdo 0-2 
 8 PAOK 0-2 
Group C
 1 Bayreuth 2-0 
 2 Estudiantes 2-0 
 3 Umana VE 1-1 
 4 AEK 1-1 
 5 Strasbourg 1-1 
 6 Banvit BK 1-1 
 7 Olimpija 0-2 
 8 Rosa 0-2 
Group D
 1 Nanterre 2-0 
 2 CEZ Nymburk 1-1 
 3 Besiktas 1-1 
 4 Scandone AV 1-1 
 5 Stelmet 1-1 
 6 Aris 1-1 
 7 Oostende 1-1 
 8 Telekom Bsk 0-2 
Last:10/18/2017
Stats Leaders
Points Per Game
 Shawndre' JONES
  Trikalla
  (180-PG-94)
  Avg: 22.5
 1. Jones, Trikalla22.5 
 2. Griffin, Kolossos.20.7 
 3. Murray-Jr, Trikalla17.0 
 4. Moore, Lavrio16.3 
 5. Posley, Koroivos16.3 
 6. Faye, Promitheas16.0 
 7. Sakellariou, Panio.15.7 
 8. Jones, PAOK15.7 
 9. Thompson, Olymp.15.5 
 10. Sakota, AEK15.0 
Rebounds Per Game
 Marvin JONES
  Kolossos HH
  (213-C-93)
  Avg: 10
 1. Jones, Kolossos HH10.0 
 2. Krubally, PAOK8.0 
 3. Benson, Aris8.0 
 4. Klassen, PAOK7.0 
 5. DeCosey, Koroivos7.0 
 6. Moore, Lavrio7.0 
 7. Printezis, Olympiacos7.0 
 8. Daniels, Cretan Kings6.7 
 9. Robertson, Cretan K.6.7 
 10. Diamantakos, G.Lariss.6.5 
Assists Per Game
 Nick CALATHES
  Panathin.
  (198-PG-89)
  Avg: 9.5
 1. Calathes, Panathin.9.5 
 2. Gikas, Promitheas7.3 
 3. Releford, Promi.6.0 
 4. Jones, Trikalla5.5 
 5. Sakellariou, Panio.5.0 
 6. Xanthopoulos, AEK5.0 
 7. Griffin, Kolossos.5.0 
 8. Lypovyy, Promi.4.7 
 9. Bray, Kolossos HH4.0 
 10. Ware, G.Lariss.4.0 
Steals Per Game
 Nick CALATHES
  Panathin.
  (198-PG-89)
  Avg: 2.5
 1. Calathes, Panathin.2.5 
 2. Moore, Lavrio2.3 
 3. Vasilopoulos, Aris2.3 
 4. Tillie, Olympiacos2.0 
 5. Dallo, Panionios2.0 
 6. Evans, Promitheas2.0 
 7. Ware, G.Lariss.2.0 
 8. Christodoulo., Cretan K.2.0 
 9. DeCosey, Koroivos2.0 
 10. Smith-Jr, Kymis2.0 
Blocks Per Game
 Marvin JONES
  Kolossos HH
  (213-C-93)
  Avg: 2.3
 1. Jones, Kolossos HH2.3 
 2. Milutinov, Olympiacos2.0 
 3. Benson, Aris1.7 
 4. Sarikopoulos, Panio.1.7 
 5. Evans, Promitheas1.7 
 6. Facey, Trikalla1.5 
 7. Rountree-III, Koroi.1.3 
 8. Johnson, Lavrio1.3 
 9. Diamantakos, G.Lariss.1.0 
 10. James, AEK1.0 
Poll


Next Round Schedule

Round 3 (Regular Season)

G.Larissa-Fa Oct.22 Panathinaiko 76%
Olympiacos 57% Oct.22 Trikalla
Next Round Schedule

Round 4 (Regular Season)

Amyntas Dafn 96% Oct.29 Doukas
Apollon Patr Oct.29 Iraklis 84%
Karditsas Oct.29 AE Larissas 93%
Ermis Agias 92% Oct.29 Arkadikos
Ethnikos Oct.29 Peristeri G 70%
Kastoria Oct.29 Holargos 85%
Papagou Oct.29 Marousi 77%
Psychiko Oct.29 Doxa Lefkada 76%
Next Round Schedule

Round 3 (Regular Season)

Group 1
Ippokratis 56% Oct.22 Ionikos Nika
Nea Kifisia 53% Oct.22 Dafni
Panerythraik Oct.22 Tritonas S. 96%
Proteas V. 56% Oct.22 Koropi
KAOK Korint 56% Oct.22 Diagoras D.
Pagrati 97% Oct.22 Zografou
Irakleio 58% Oct.22 Mandraikos
Panelefsinia 56% Oct.22 Ikaros NS
Group 2
Periko/Arhel 58% Oct.22 Elimeia Koza
Charilaos T 99% Oct.22 Palamas
Halkidona 97% Oct.22 Kavala
Stratoni 97% Oct.22 Xanthis
Farsalon 97% Oct.22 Agriniou
Ikaroi Serro 96% Oct.22 Anatolia
Ermis Lagkad 56% Oct.22 Doxa Pefkon
Gefyra 58% Oct.22 Evropi
Next Round Schedule

Round 3 (Regular Season)

CSKA 58% Oct.25 Panathinaiko
Fenerbahce 92% Oct.25 Anadolu Efes
Baskonia Oct.25 Valencia 89%
Unicaja 93% Oct.25 Brose Bask.
Khimki 81% Oct.24 Crvena Zvezd
Maccabi T-A 56% Oct.24 Olympiacos
FC Barcelona 58% Oct.24 Zalgiris
Real Madrid 99% Oct.24 EA7 Armani
Next Round Schedule

Round 3 (Regular Season)

Group A
Juventus 57% Oct.25 Hap.Holon
EWE Baskets Oct.25 Pinar Karsiy 73%
UCAM Murcia 95% Oct.25 Banco di Srd
Monaco 77% Oct.24 Enisey
Group B
Gaziantep 77% Oct.25 Iberostar Te
Betaland Cdo 57% Oct.24 PAOK
Ludwigsburg Oct.24 Neptunas 73%
Ventspils 57% Oct.24 Chalon
Group C
Olimpija Oct.25 Bayreuth 95%
Strasbourg Oct.25 Estudian. 73%
Rosa Oct.24 Umana VE 88%
AEK 57% Oct.24 Banvit BK
Group D
Scandone AV 57% Oct.25 Oostende
Aris Oct.25 Nanterre 73%
Besiktas 57% Oct.24 Stelmet
Telekom Bsk Oct.24 CEZ Nymburk 88%
Kostas Koufos' double-double lands him Player of the Week award among Greeks playing currently abroad - Mar 20, 2013


POSTED BY:
EUROBASKET CENTER
  follow us on Facebook Twitter

We bring you last week's top performances from Greeks who are playing abroad and who all have had prior experience of national team duties at youth or senior level.


Kostas Koufos
Kostas Koufos
   #1. This week's number one is former international center Kostas Koufos (213-89, college: Ohio St., currently plays in NBA). He led Denver Nuggets to a victory over the Memphis Grizzlies (46-21) 87-80 in the NBA in Friday night's game. Koufos was MVP of the game. He had a double-double by scoring 18 points and getting 16 rebounds. Koufos also added 3 blocks in 31 minutes on the court. The Denver Nuggets have a solid 47-22 record this season. It was his team's 13th consecutive victory in a row. Koufos has relatively good stats this year: 8.3ppg, 6.9rpg, 1.3bpg, 2FGP: 60.4%(258-427) and FT: 57.6% in the 68 games he played so far. He is a naturalized American. Koufos played for the Greek senior national team two years ago. Strangely he has never played in Greece.

Nikolaos Zisis
Nikolaos Zisis
   #2. Second place goes to an international guard Nikolaos Zisis (197-83, currently plays in Eurocup). Zisis was the main contributor in a Gescrap BB's victory against the closely-ranked ratiopharm Ulm (3-3) crushing them 101-78 in the Eurocup last Tuesday. He was the best player in that game. Zisis scored 23 points. It was the game of the round between two top 2 ranked teams in group J. Gescrap Bizkaia Bilbao Basket (4-2) is placed first. It was his team's fourth consecutive victory in a row. It's Zisis' first season with the team. This year he has relatively solid stats: 10.4ppg, 1.8rpg, 3.5apg, 2FGP: 50.7%, 3FGP: 38.2% and FT: 75.0%. Zisis is in the roster of the Greek senior national team.

Kostas Vasiliadis
Kostas Vasiliadis
   #3. The Greek player who performed third best last week abroad was an international swingman Kostas Vasiliadis (200-84, agency: FCM, currently plays in Eurocup) is a teammate of previously mentioned Nikolaos Zisis. But that was another game of his team in Eurocup which we would like to mention. Vasiliadis was the major contributor in a Gescrap BB's victory against the leader Budivelnyk (4-2) 93-83. He recorded 20 points, 5 rebounds and 3 assists in 28 minutes. It was the game of the round between two top 2 ranked teams in group J. Gescrap Bizkaia Bilbao Basket (4-2) is placed first. It was his team's fourth consecutive victory in a row. Vasiliadis has reliable stats this year: 14.3ppg, 3.0rpg, 1.4apg, 1.3spg, 2FGP: 51.5%, 3FGP: 35.8% and FT: 84.7% in the 12 games. He is also a member of the Greek senior national team.

Loukas Mavrokefalidis
Loukas Mavrokefalidis
   #4. Center Loukas Mavrokefalidis (207-84, currently plays in Eurocup), who plays in Russia could not help Spartak St.Petersburg (3-3) in their last game on Wednesday. Despite Mavrokefalidis' very good performance the second-placed Spartak St.Petersburg was badly defeated 73-56 on the road by the leading Budivelnyk in the group K of Eurocup. He was the top scorer with 21 points. Mavrokefalidis also added 4 rebounds. Mavrokefalidis' stats this season are: 14.5ppg, 5.3rpg and 1.4apg. He used to play for the Greek national team back in 2011.

Dimitris Haritopoulos
Dimitris Haritopoulos
   #5. Former international power forward Dimitris Haritopoulos (205-83, agency: Interperformances, currently plays in Bulgaria) contributed to a Lukoil Academik's victory against the seventh-ranked Rilski Sportist (1-21) 90-76 in the Bulgarian NBL on Sunday night. Haritopoulos was the top player that evening. He scored 19 points and grabbed 6 rebounds. Lukoil Academik Sofia (19-2) is placed first in the NBL. It was his team's ninth consecutive victory in a row. Haritopoulos has individually a very good season with high stats. He averages: 18.0ppg, 8.3rpg and 1.3apg. Haritopoulos used to play for the Greek national team eight years ago.

Nick Calathes
Nick Calathes
   #6. Point guard Nick Calathes (198-89, college: Florida, currently plays in Eurocup) helped his Russian team Lokomotiv win their game against the closely-ranked Valencia Basket (4-2) 97-87 in the Eurocup in Wednesday night's game. He recorded 8 points, 5 rebounds and 9 assists in 34 minutes. It was the game of the round between two top 2 ranked teams in group K. Lokomotiv Kuban (5-1) is placed first. It was his team's sixth consecutive victory in a row. Calathes is ranked first on the list of the best passers in the league with 6.9apg. He also averaged so far 13.1ppg, 5.9rpg and 1.4spg in the 14 games. Calathes is a naturalized American. He is an international player who is currently on the senior Greek National Team roster. Calathes used to play for 3-year contract with Panathinaikos Athens in Greek league.

Ian Vougioukas
Ian Vougioukas
   #7. International power forward Ian Vougioukas (212-85, college: St.Louis, currently plays in Eurocup) helped his Russian team Unics Kazan win their game against the closely-ranked Valencia Basket (4-2) 71-68 in the Eurocup last Wednesday. He scored 11 points. It was the game of the round between two top 2 ranked teams in group L. Unics Kazan (4-2) is placed first. Vougioukas averaged so far 13.4ppg, 5.8rpg and 1.5apg. He is also Greek national team player.

Theodoros Papaloukas
Theodoros Papaloukas
   #8. An experienced point guard Theodoros Papaloukas (200-77, also represented by FCM, currently plays in Euroleague) managed to help CSKA Moscow in a victory against the sixth-ranked Zalgiris (4-7) 70-61 in the Euroleague on Friday night. Papaloukas scored only 2 points and added 6 assists in 18 minutes. CSKA Moscow (8-3) is placed third in group E. It was his team's third consecutive victory in a row. There are only three games left until the end of the Euroleague Top 16. So now every game will be critical. This year Papaloukas' overall stats are: 2.6ppg and 2.6apg in the eight games. He used to play for the Greek national team back in 2008.

Emmanouil Papamakarios
Emmanouil Papamakarios
   #9. Former international guard Emmanouil Papamakarios (192-80, currently plays in Spain) helped Lagun Aro GBC win their game against the closely-ranked UCAM Murcia (10-15) 86-78 in the Spanish ACB in Sunday night's game. Papamakarios recorded 19 points. Lagun Aro Gipuzkoa BC (7-18) is placed 16th in the ACB. It was his team's third consecutive victory in a row. Papamakarios' total stats this season are: 4.9ppg, 1.7rpg and 1.2apg. He used to play for the Greek national team eight years ago.

Kostas Kaimakoglou
Kostas Kaimakoglou
   #10. Power forward Kostas Kaimakoglou (206-83, currently plays in Eurocup) is a teammate of previously mentioned Ian Vougioukas and both played together in the last Eurocup game. Kaimakoglou helped his Russian team Unics Kazan win their game against the closely-ranked Valencia Basket (4-2) 71-68. He scored 9 points. Kaimakoglou averaged so far 11.8ppg, 5.0rpg and 2.6apg. He is an international player who is currently on the senior Greek National Team roster.

   #11. Former international forward Mihalis Kakiouzis (206-76, another player represented by Interperformances, currently plays in Cyprus), who plays in the Cypriot Division A was not able to help one of league's weakest teams AEK (14-7) in their last game. Despite Kakiouzis' good performance AEK lost 67-74 in Nicosia to the second-ranked Etha. He scored 10 points and grabbed 7 rebounds in 29 minutes. Kakiouzis' stats this year are: 13.0ppg, 4.0rpg and 1.5spg in the two games. He used to play for the Greek national team six years ago.

   #12. Former U20 international small forward Dusan Sakota (209-86, agency: Beo Basket, currently plays in Italy) was not able to secure a victory for one of league's weakest teams one of league's weakest teams Cimberio Varese in their game against Banco di Sardegna Sassari in the Italian SerieA. He scored only 4 points in 12 minutes. His team was edged 76-75. This year Sakota's total stats are: 6.4ppg and 2.2rpg in the 22 games. He used to play for the Greek U20 national team back in 2006.

   #13. Former U20 international center Stavros Toutziarakis (210-87, another player represented by FCM, currently plays in Sweden), who plays in the Swedish Basketligan couldn't help Solna Vikings (20-13) in their last game on Tuesday. Despite Toutziarakis' good performance Solna Vikings was defeated 79-71 in Sodertalje by the higher-ranked Kings (#3). He scored 10 points, grabbed 5 rebounds and made 2 blocks. Toutziarakis averaged so far 12.8ppg, 7.4rpg and 1.2apg. He used to play for the Greek U20 national team six years ago.

   #14. Former U18 international forward Fotios Lampropoulos (206-83, currently plays in Spain) helped CB Canarias win their game against the league leader Real Madrid 96-83 in the Spanish ACB in Sunday night's game. He recorded 6 points and grabbed 4 rebounds. Lampropoulos has averaged so far 6.8ppg and 3.6rpg. He used to play for the Greek U18 national team back in 2003.

   #15. U18 international swingman Ioannis Papapetrou (203-94, currently plays college basketball in the States) couldn't help the Texas in their game against the Kansas State University in the NCAA. He recorded 5 points and grabbed 5 rebounds in 33 minutes. His team were badly defeated by 17 points 66-49. Papapetrou has averaged so far 7.3ppg, 2.1rpg and 3.6apg in the 26 games. He is also in the roster of the Greek U18 national team.


The list of other players, who all have Greek passport but never been selected to any of Greek national teams:

   #1. Pat Calathes (208-G/F-85, college: St.Joseph's, currently plays in Israel) was the major contributor in a Maccabi Haifa's victory against the league outsider Ironi Ashkelon (5-16) 83-69 in the Israeli Winner League last Sunday. Calathes had a double-double by scoring 17 points and getting 14 rebounds in 27 minutes. Maccabi Bazan Haifa (14-7) is placed second in the Winner League. It was his team's fifth consecutive victory in a row. They will play only one more game in the Regular Season. And that game will be critical. Calathes is currently fifth on the league's list of best rebounders with 9.6rpg. This year he also averages: 15.4ppg and 2.3apg in the 21 games he played so far. Calathes is a naturalized American. He used to play for Costa Cafe Marousi in Greek league.

   #2. Sten-Timmu Sokk (181-PG-89, currently plays in Georgia) led Olimpi to a victory against the fifth-ranked Dinamo Tbilisi (10-6) 92-82 in a derby game in the Georgian Superleague last Wednesday. Sokk scored 15 points, had 4 rebounds and dished 6 assists in 34 minutes. Olimpi Tbilisi (14-2) is placed first in the Superleague. It was his team's sixth consecutive victory in a row. There are only four games left until the end of the Regular Season. So now every game is very crucial. Sokk is currently third on the list of best passers with 6.2apg. This year he also averages: 10.5ppg, 3.1rpg and 1.1spg in the 16 games. Sokk has a dual citizenship: Greek and Estonian.

   #3. Experienced Alexey Savrasenko (215-C-79, currently plays in Eurocup) managed to help Lokomotiv Kuban in a victory against the closely-ranked Buducnost (3-3) crushing them 90-65 in the Eurocup in Wednesday night's game. Savrasenko scored only 2 points and grabbed 6 rebounds in 17 minutes. It was the game of the round between two top 2 ranked teams in group K. Lokomotiv Kuban (5-1) is placed first. It was his team's sixth consecutive victory in a row. This year Savrasenko's total stats are: 1.5ppg and 2.2rpg in the 13 games. He is another player who holds two passports: Greek and Russian.

   #4. Dan Mavraides (193-G-88, college: Princeton, currently plays in Italy) contributed to Juvecaserta's victory against the sixth-ranked Montepaschi Siena (14-9) 72-64 in the Italian SerieA last Sunday. Mavraides scored 11 points and had 3 steals. Co.Fi.Ba JuveCaserta (10-13) is placed tenth in the SerieA. Mavraides' total stats this season are: 7.9ppg, 1.4rpg and 1.3spg. He is a naturalized American. Mavraides used to play for Aris Thessaloniki in Greek league.

   #5. Elias Motran (201-F-80, currently plays in Lebanon) contributed to a 2-point Bejjeh's victory against the closely-ranked Byblos (12-10) 80-78 in the Lebanese Division A on Tuesday night. He scored 18 points, grabbed 9 rebounds and dished 3 assists in 36 minutes. Bejjeh (6-16) is placed seventh in the Division A. Motran's team will play only one more game in the Second Stage. And now that game is quite important. This year Motran's total stats are: 7.2ppg, 4.6rpg and 1.6apg in the 17 games. He has both Greek and Lebanese nationalities.

   #6. Giannis Demertzis (194-PG-83, currently plays in Cyprus) contributed to Keravnos' victory against the closely-ranked Apoel 76-69 in the Cypriot Division A in Tuesday night's game. Demertzis scored 6 points, grabbed 7 rebounds and dished 6 assists. Demertzis is currently fifth on the league's list of best passers. His total stats this season are: 5.4ppg, 3.2rpg, 3.5apg and 1.3spg.

   #7. Angelo Tsagarakis (190-PG-84, currently plays in France) contributed to an easy victory against the 11th-ranked Charleville-Mezieres crushing them 96-74 in the French ProB (second division) on Friday night. Tsagarakis scored 15 points and added 5 assists. He averaged so far 13.1ppg, 2.1rpg and 1.7apg. Tsagarakis also holds two passports: Greek and French. Despite his Greek nationality, Tsagarakis previously played for the French U20 national team and is probably not eligible to play for the Greek team.

   #8. Nicholas Livas (198-G-87, college: Ill.-Springfield, currently plays in Germany), who plays in the German ProA (second division) could not help one of league's weakest teams BG Goettingen (19-8) in their last game. Despite Livas' good performance BG Goettingen lost in an overtime 71-75 on the road to the leading BV Chemnitz 99. He scored 12 points and grabbed 7 rebounds in 35 minutes. Livas has averaged so far 9.3ppg, 6.9rpg and 2.3apg in the 23 games. He is a naturalized American. Apparently Livas has never played in Greece.

   #9. Athanasios Kalpakas (198-F-84, currently plays in Sweden) led Akropol to a victory over the third-ranked BG Lulea crushing them 86-57 in the Swedish Basketettan (second division) last Saturday. Kalpakas was the top player that evening. He scored 26 points (!!!) and grabbed 5 rebounds (went 7 for 7 at the free throw line) in 27 minutes. Kalpakas averaged so far 12.2ppg, 6.1rpg, 2.8apg and 1.1spg in the 20 games. He holds both Greek and Swedish passports.

   #10. Triantafillos Tzakopoulos (187-G-85, currently plays in Germany) contributed to a 3-point Duesseldorf Baskets' victory against the 13th-ranked Finke Baskets 77-74 in the German ProA (second division) on Friday night. Tzakopoulos scored 9 points and added 6 passes. He has averaged so far 7.3ppg, 2.1rpg and 3.6apg. Tzakopoulos has Greek and Australian nationalities.   




Manny Harris
Manny Harris (ex Anhui) signs at AEK Athens - 15 hours ago
AEK Athens (A1) landed 28-year old American swingman Manny Harris (196-96kg-89, college: Michigan). He played in the summer at Anhui Wenyi in Chinese NBL league. In 17 games he averaged impressive 30.1ppg, 6.4rpg, 4.1apg and 2.6spg (in top 4). Harris helped them to make it to the final. The last season he played at another team Texas Legends in U.S. NBA-G-League where in 42 games he was second best scorer with remarkable 25.6ppg and recorded 7.4rpg, 3.9apg and 1.9spg. Among other achievem...   [read more]

Michael
Bramos
Michael Bramos selected the top Greek playing abroad in last week's games - 4 days ago
Here is the weekly review of the top performing Greek players, who play currently abroad. This week's number one is former international swingman Michael Bramos (196-87). He could not help Umana Venezia (1-1) in their last game. Despite Bramos' good performance Umana Venezia was edged 103-101 on the road by the lower-ranked (#44) AEK.    [read more]

Sofoklis
Schortsanitis
Sofoklis Schortsanitis joins Trikalla - 4 days ago
Aries Trikalla BC (A1) agreed terms with 32-year old Greek ex-international center Sofoklis Schortsanitis (206-85). The previous (15-16) season Schortsanitis played at PAOK Thessaloniki where in 14 A1 games he had 10.1ppg, 3.6rpg and 2.5apg. He helped them to make it to the Greek Cup Semifinals. Schortsanitis also played 10 games in Eurocup where he recorded 13.4ppg, 4.4rpg and 1.8apg. He also spent pre-season at Crvena Zvezda in Serbian league that year. In two Euroleague games he averag...   [read more]


1 | 2 | 3
1 | 2 | 3

Articles
Interviews
Site Map:
Eurobasket.com Member Services: Other Basketball Sites:
Copyright (c) 1998-2017 Eurobasket Inc. Disclaimer

WARNING:
Do not copy, redistribute, publish or otherwise exploit information that you download from the site !
Do not encumber, license, modify, publish, sell, transfer or transmit, or in any way exploit, any of the content of the site, nor will you attempt to do so.